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JAPAN CULTURAL CAMP 2017 BY AYFN (AUTUMN)

May 3, 2017   //   by Admin   //   Autumn camp, slider, Upcoming program  //  4 Comments

 

JAPAN CULTURE CAMP #5 (AUTUMN)

 BY ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Kyoto + Osaka, 4 – 9 December 2017

 

Wanna know about Japanese Culture? Or experience to have Inter-cultural learning in line with making a friend? or just wanna see and travel to Kyoto and Osaka directly? AYFN is delighted to invite you joining our culture camp in Japan. This is a distinguished program that suits your curiosity to have experimental learning!! Youth and cultural program!

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Program description

Japan Culture Camp by AYFN is a cultural learning program designed to give an understanding on culture and social awareness for participants. This program enables participants to learn about Japanese culture in line with making a friend directly. This program is also an avenue to enhance knowledge and skill to face globalization. This is not student exchange, but youth and cultural exchange program.

 Benefits

  1. Live for 6 days in Kyoto, Japan
  2. Learn and understand on Japanese culture directly
  3. International friendship
  4. Sinkansen experience
  5. Heritage walking tour around Kyoto and Osaka
  6. Experience to be like local people
  7. Experimental learning
  8. Certificate of participation from AYFN

Activities

  1. Cultural tour activities in Kyoto and Osaka, whereby both cities are well known as the center of Japanese culture.
  2. Visit many interesting places both in Kyoto or Osaka, e.g : Osaka castle, Gion District in Kyoto (Geisha), Namba district, Arashiyama, and etc.
  3. Taste authentic Japanese cuisine
  4. Walk around heritage area of Kyoto.

How does the Japan Culture Camp will work?

  1. Participants will be met up in Japan
  2. The camp will combine sense of friendship, adventure and cultural awareness
  3. Participants will live for 6 days in Kyoto, Japan
  4. The camp needs participants who passionate in international friendship and adapt new environment (culture differences) easily
Heritage walking activity in Kyoto

Heritage walking activity in Kyoto

 

Location of Japan Culture Camp

This camp will take place in Kyoto and Osaka. Both cities are famous as Cultural city in Japan. Participants in the program will have the unique opportunity to live and study in Kyoto—the historic former capital of Japan, replete with its temples, shrines and traditional gardens. It is our hope that the program will inspire youth to pursue adventurous and productive careers and contribute to the advancement of science.

Start and duration of Japan Culture Camp

This camp will be started in 4 December 2017 (Arrival in Kyoto) and will be ended in 9 December 2017. Participants will start their program at 7.30 a.m – 5.00 p.m every day. In the evening, participants will have free time to explore the magnificent of Kyoto and Osaka or go shopping.

Requirements to take part at Japan Culture Camp

The participants of Japan Culture Camp should meet the criteria as follow:

  1. Must be 15 – 27 Years old
  2. All nationalities are welcomed
  3. Commit to join full program
  4. Able to adapt new environment easily
  5. Able to pay the program fee
  6. Health physically and mentally

How to apply

  1. Please REGISTER ONLINE HERE
  2. Deadline of application: 31 August 2017 before 23.00 (GMT +7). First come, first serviced basis.
  3. This program is LIMTED for maximum 15 participants only. (12 slot available — updated)

 

Visit to Osaka Castle

Visit to Osaka Castle

 

Japan Culture Camp cost

One of the AYFN’s strength is to provide high quality placement program, but still affordable.

Type

Fee

Included

Excluded

 Indonesian Rp 8.500.000
  • Accommodation (6D5N) in the hotel 2/3 star
  • Meals during placement period as indicated on schedule (5 BF, 4 L, 1 D)
  • Pick up (Kansai International Airport, Osaka, or Kyoto Station)
  • All activities indicated on schedule.
  • Entrance ticket to tourism spot
  • Local transportation (Train and Bus)
  • Certificate of participation from AYFN
  • Program supervision
  • In-country 24/7 volunteer support
  • In-country administration costs
  • Flight expenses to and from Japan from Home country
  • Visa and passport
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal expenses
 Non-Indonesian  USD 650
  • Accommodation (6D5N) in the hotel 2/3 star
  • Meals during placement period as indicated on schedule (5 BF, 4 L, 1 D)
  • Pick up (Kansai International Airport, Osaka, or Kyoto Station)
  • All activities indicated on schedule.
  • Entrance ticket to tourism spot
  • Local transportation (Train and Bus)
  • Certificate of participation from AYFN
  • Program supervision
  • In-country 24/7 volunteer support
  • In-country administration costs
  • Flight expenses to and from Japan from Home country
  • Visa and passport
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal expenses

 

*Flight ticket and Visa are EXCLUDED

 

Togetherness and friendshi[ are main concerns of the camp

Togetherness and friendshi[ are main concerns of the camp

 

 

Accommodation and meals during camp

During this camp, participants will be accommodated in hotel with high quality standard. Living conditions in the hotel is very good and very clean. Males and females are accommodated in separate room.

Japan is renowned for its tasty and healthy food.  Who don’t know Sushi, Ramen, Udon, etc? Meals will be provided based on schedule. Meals consist of traditional Japanese dishes (For Muslim participants, we provide meal which not contains pork), which participants generally find to be very generous and tasty. If you have special eating needs, please let us know ahead of time so that we can make arrangements for you. However, we need to stress the point that you should not expect to eat as you normally do at home. We will do our best to see that you are well taken care of, but also as a participant, there is a need to be flexible. There are numerous amazing restaurants throughout Kyoto and Osaka which you will be directed to by program staff if you wish to eat out occasionally.

 

Itinerary

 Day 1  Arrival in Kansai International Airport, Osaka, Transfer to accommodation and check in. Free time. Campers can go around Kyoto.
 Day 2  Start the day by having light breakfast to energize body and mind. In the morning, we will pay visit to Kyoto University (one of the oldest and finest universities in Japan). We will stroll around the campus. Then, to fill up our stomach by having lunch at University canteen or local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will visit Fushimi Inari shrine. The beautiful shrine.
 Day 3  After having light breakfast, let’s visit Yasaka Shrine, also known as Gion Shrine, is one of the most famous shrines in Kyoto. Founded over 1350 years ago, the shrine is located between the popular Gion District and Higashiyama District, and is often visited by tourists walking between the two districts. Lunch will be at Halal ramen restaurant. After having a lunch, let’s move to Gion where you can capture the traditional houses of Japan. In the evening, we will visit Shijo area to go shopping.
 Day 4  Wow,,, it’s time to experience Shinkansen Bullet Train. The fastest train. We will take the train from Kyoto Station to Shin Osaka station. To enrich our knowledge about Japan’s History, let’s explore Osaka Castle. The huge castle surrounded by park and located nearby Osaka Business district. Tired to explore Osaka castle? No worry. Sushi is awaiting you at Sinsahbashi area. We will finish our day to go shopping around Namba.
 Day 5  Relax a while in Kyoto by visiting Bamboo forest and Arasiyama.
 Day 6  Fly back home

 

Program Cancellation by organizer

  1. ASEAN Youth Friendship Network (AYFN) reserves the right to cancel a program due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the program non-viable.
  2. If AYFN cancels a program, registrants will be offered a full refund (program fee).
  3. Should circumstances arise that result in the postponement of a program, AYFN has the right to either issue a full refund or transfer registration to the same program at the new, future date.

 

Registration Cancellation by Participant

  1. The following penalties shall apply, if otherwise specified.  If you cancel more than 30 days before scheduled program departure in Japan, the cancellation charge will be 20% of the listed program fare. If you cancel 15-29 days before scheduled program departure in Japan, the cancellation charge will be 70% of the listed program fare.  If you cancel 1-14 days before scheduled program departure in Japan, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed program fare.
  2. No show will be considered as a cancellation on program departure date
  3. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund.
  4. Refunds will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend a program.
  5. Cancellations will be accepted in writing only and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline.
  6. All refund requests must be made by the attendee.
  7. Refund requests must include the name of the attendee and/or transaction number.
  8. These above policies apply to all AYFN program unless otherwise noted in the corresponding program materials. Please read all individual program information thoroughly.

 

 

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Cultural visit to Fushimi Inari Shrine

 

 

For further information

Mr. Setiawan +62 857 2926 8734 (WA, Call, Text)

Operations hour: 09.00 – 17.00 WIB/GMT+7

 

 

KOREA CULTURAL CAMP BY AYFN 2017 (AUTUMN)

May 3, 2017   //   by Admin   //   Autumn Program, slider, Upcoming program  //  No Comments

 

Korea Cultural Camp by AYFN

Seoul, South Korea

23 – 28 October 2017

 

OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAM

Experience Korea this autumn with the AYFN’s Korea Cultural Camp Program. This program is open to students/youth and learners desiring a short-term immersion program in Korean language and Korean culture. Prior knowledge of English is not required for students to participate in this program.

With the goal of increasing foreign students’ understanding of The Republic of South Korea, The AYFN Exchange Academy and local NGO are offering an invaluable Korean learning cultural immersion program. The program combines Korean language training with daily activities and cultural excursions to enhance the Korean experience. It’s open to international students with any level of Korean language ability

This entails a program which is specifically designed to offer Korean classes for students/youth from ages 15-27, as well as a chance for these students to gain a cultural understanding of Korea. This will be done through both visiting famous Seoul attractions and partaking in typical cultural activities such as experiencing Korean tradition (wear handbook), making your own Korean dumplings or learning about traditional Korean Calligraphy.

Our aim is to inspire the students to open their minds to other cultures and recognize the importance of language learning at the same time. We want the students to end their trip by leaving with a better knowledge of Korea and a firm basis of the Korea language.

 

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BENEFITS

  • Live for 6 days in Seoul, Korea
  • Learn and understand Korean culture directly
  • Heritage walking tour around Seoul
  • Experience to be like local people by experiencing the local traditions
  • Experimental learning
  • Certificate of participation from AYFN

 

ACTIVITIES

Korean language learning:

We offer classes for beginners. Participants can start learning from Korean basics, including self-introduction, greetings, listening, and basic conversations. The classes will promote interactive learning.  Furthermore, the participants will have opportunities to interact with local people to practice daily conversations.

 

Korean Language Class

Korean Language Class

 

Korean culture learning:

Participants will have a chance to make Kimchi (the famous dish of Korea) as well as experience the culture by joining cultural activities such as wear Hanbook, etc. In addition, participants will also visit places in Seoul where they can experience and learn about history, culture and society of Korea. Seoul tour includes Gyeongbokgung palace, Bukchon Village, etc.

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Experience hanbook

 

ITINERARY

 Day 1 After arriving at the airport and checking in at your hotel. This will be followed by a meet and greet session and an explanation about the program as well as introduction to Korea.
 Day 2 Classes start at 8 in the morning every day. The first day topics are greetings and other basic Korean. After finishing language class, we will move to Buckhon Hanook Village to understand more on Korean Traditional Houses as well as wear Hanbook. In the afternoon we visit the insadong gil and Namsan Tower to see the magnificent scenery of Seoul City. In the evening, students will have free time to explore Seoul.*Breakfast and lunch included
 Day 3 After classes in the morning, we will pay visit to Gwanghanmun square. In the afternoon, we will visit Gyeongbokgung palace to know more about the Korean History. In  the evening, students will have free time*Breakfast and lunch included
 Day 4 In the morning, we will have language class and calligraphy class. In the afternoon students will have a chance to make a kimchi.*Breakfast included
 Day 5 This day is leisure time to enjoy the Lottee world. The biggest amusement park in Seoul. Let’s be happy. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner.*Breakfast and dinner included
 Day 6 It’s time to go back home

 

 

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Visit to Palace

 

PROGRAM DATES:

The Korea Cultural Camp will be held on 23 – 28 October 2017

 

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY:

The participants of Korea Cultural Camp should meet the criteria as follow:

  • Students/youth (15 – 27 years old), interested in Korean language and culture.
  • All nationalities are welcomed
  • Commit to join full program
  • Able to adapt new environment easily
  • Able to pay the program fee
  • Health physically and mentally

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. REGISTER ONLINE HERE
  2. The committee will review your application and contact you to conduct “interview test” by AYFN team (if needed).
  3. if you are selected and invited, please make a first payment to secure slot.
  4. Deadline of application is 31 August 2017

 

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS:

15 participants (selected by AYFN).

 

EXPENSES:

One of the AYFN’s strength is to provide high quality placement program, but still in an affordable range of fee. To join Korea Cultural Camp (6 Days program), participants must pay:

Type

All in

(plus flight ticket and Visa)

Without air plane ticket and Visa

 Indonesian  Rp 16.000.000,-  Rp 8.500.000,-
 Non Indonesian  -  USD 650

Program cost should be paid after acceptance process and to be transferred to ASEAN Youth Friendship Network to secure the slot.

Scheme of payment:

Down payment : 50 %

Final payment : 1 September 2017

What do participants’ fees for?

  1. Flight ticket Jakarta to Seoul return (All in only)
  2. Visa of Korea (All in only)
  3. Accommodation (6D5N) at 3 star hotel
  4. Meals during placement period as indicated on schedule (BF and Lunch only)
  5. Airport pick up and transfer (Incheon International Airport) by bus
  6. T Money to take local public transportation (metro train and bus) in amount of KRW 40,000
  7. Korean language and culture class
  8. Travel session (Gyeongbokgung palace, Namsan Tower, Kyunghee University, Nami Island, Myeongdong, Buckhon Hanook Village)
  9. Kimchi cooking class
  10. Hanbook costume rent
  11. Admission tickets to tourism places indicated on the schedule
  12. Certificate of participation from AYFN
  13. Program supervision
  14. AYFN’s souvenir

 

What additional cost should participants have?

Passport  fee, travel insurance, personal expenses, minibar in hotel, over stay, meal ins not listed on schedule,etc

 

Airport pick up at Incheon International Airport.

Airport pick up at Incheon International Airport.

 

 

ACCOMMODATION AND MEAL DURING CAMP

During this camp, participants will be accommodated in a Hotel in order to enable participants to get good living condition. The accommodations are a popular and a very sociable option as you get to live and socialize with other participants and local people.  Living conditions in the hotel  is very good and very clean. Males and females are accommodated in separate room.

 

We concern about accommodation. During the program, participants will be accommodated at 3 star hotel, The Hotel Designers Cheongnyangni.

We concern about accommodation. During the program, participants will be accommodated at 3 star hotel, The Hotel Designers Cheongnyangni.

 

Korea is renowned for its tasty and healthy food.  Meals will be provided based on schedule. Meals consist of traditional Korean dishes (For Muslim participants, we provide meal which not containing pork), which participants generally find to be very generous and tasty. If you have special diet requirements, please let us know ahead of time so that we can make arrangements for you. However, we need to emphasize the point that you should not expect to eat as you normally do at home. We will do our best to see that you are well taken care of, but also as a participant, there is a need to be flexible. There are numerous amazing restaurants throughout Seoul which you will be directed to by program staff if you wish to eat out occasionally.

 

Further information, you can contact the PIC

Mr. Setiawan (+62 857 2926 8734)

 

Summer Japanese Immersion Camp 2017 by AYFN

Apr 30, 2017   //   by Admin   //   Japan, slider, Summer camp  //  No Comments

Deadline of admission   : 30 May 2017

Location:  Kyoto, Japan

Organizer : ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Number of slot : 20 people

Date of program : 17 – 22 March 2017

Type : SELF-FUNDED

 

SUMMER JAPANESE IMMERSION CAMP 2017 BY AYFN

Kyoto, 17 – 22 July 2017

 

Wanna know about Japanese Culture? Or experience to have Inter-cultural learning in line with making a friend? or just wanna see and travel to Kyoto and Osaka directly? AYFN is delighted to invite you joining our culture camp in Japan. This is a distinguished program that suits your curiosity to have experimental learning!! Youth and cultural program! Our Kyoto summer programs offer students/youth an immersion experience living in Japan with intense cultural explorations.

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Why should you join our camp?

You will get bunch of benefits:

  1. Live for 6 days in Kyoto, Japan, the cultural city of Japan.
  2. Learn and understand on Japanese culture directly (experimental learning)
  3. International friendship
  4. Sinkansen experience (High speed train in japan)
  5. Heritage walking tour around Kyoto and Osaka
  6. Experience to be like local people by taking public transportations (Bus, metro, train)
  7. Certificate of participation from AYFN

 

Activities

  1. Cultural tour activities in Kyoto and Osaka, whereby both cities are well known as the center of Japanese culture.
  2. Visit many interesting places both in Kyoto or Osaka, e.g : Osaka castle, Gion District in Kyoto (Geisha), Namba district, Arashiyama, Fushimi Inari – Shrine, and etc.
  3. Taste authentic Japanese cuisine, sushi. You can eat as many as you want.
  4. Walk around heritage area of Kyoto. Be healthy like Japanese people.

 

How does the Camp will work?

  1. Participants will be met up in Japan (meeting point will be at Kansai International Airport, Osaka). AYFN team will pick you up there.
  2. The camp will combine sense of friendship, adventure and cultural awareness. Activities of the camp will be fun and cheerful.
  3. Participants will live for 6 days in Kyoto, Japan. Needless to say, Kyoto is nice and livable city. The location of accommodation will be in Fukakusa, The Urban Hotel Kyoto. Just 5 minutes’ walk from Fukakusa station.
  4. The camp needs participants who passionate in international friendship and adapt new environment (culture differences) easily. Definitely, this camp will teach you how to be independent person, energetic and responsible.
Visit to Osaka Castle

Visit to Osaka Castle

 

Location of camp

This camp will take place in Kyoto and Osaka. Both cities are famous as Cultural city in Japan. Participants in the program will have the unique opportunity to live and study in Kyoto—the historic former capital of Japan, replete with its temples, shrines and traditional gardens. It is our hope that the program will inspire youth to pursue adventurous and productive careers and contribute to the advancement of science.

 

Start and duration of camp

This camp will be started at 17 July 2017 (Arrival in Kyoto) and will be ended at 22 July 2017. Participants will start their program at 7.30 a.m – 5.00 p.m everyday. In the evening, participants will have free time to explore the magnificent of Kyoto and Osaka or go shopping.

 

Requirements to take part at Japan Culture Camp

  1. The participants of Japan Culture Camp should meet the criteria as follow:
  2. Must be 15 – 27 Years old
  3. Commit to join full program
  4. Able to adapt new environment easily
  5. Able to pay the program fee
  6. Health physically and mentally

 

How to join our camp

  1. Please REGISTER ONLINE
  2. The committee will review your application and contact you to conduct “interview test” by AYFN team (if needed).
  3. Deadline of application : 30 May  2017 before 23.00 (GMT +7)
  4. This program is LIMTED for maximum 20 participants only. First come, first serviced basis.

 

Camp cost

One of the AYFN’s strength is to provide high quality placement program, but still affordable.

Type

Cost

 New  USD 650
 Alumni of previous AYFN Program  USD 600

*Flight ticket is EXCLUDED

Scheme of payment:

Down payment          : USD 200 (10 days after being accepted In order to reserve a slot)

Rest of program fee : USD 450  (due date: 20 June  2017)

What do participants’ fees for? (included)

Program Fee –  Pick up (Kansai International Airport), All activities indicated on schedule (cultural exchange, cultural tour, adventure tour, etc), certificate of participation from AYFN, program supervision, accommodation (6D5N) and meals during placement period as indicated on schedule, In-country 24/7 volunteer support and In-country administration costs.

What additional cost should participants have? (excluded)

Flight expenses to and from Japan from home country, passport and visa process fee, personal insurance, transportation after finishing the program, personal expenses.

 

It's time to have your own Sushi

It’s time to have your own Sushi

 

Accommodation and meals during camp

During this camp, participants will be accommodated in guest hotel with high quality standard. Living conditions in the hotel is very good and very clean (3 stars hotel). The hotel comes with free internet connection, toiletries, etc. Males and females are accommodated in separate room.

Japan is renowned for its tasty and healthy food.  Who don’t know Sushi, Ramen, Udon, etc? Meals will be provided based on schedule. Meals consist of traditional Japanese dishes (For Muslim participants, we provide meal which not contains pork), which participants generally find to be very generous and tasty. If you have special eating needs, please let us know ahead of time so that we can make arrangements for you. However, we need to stress the point that you should not expect to eat as you normally do at home. We will do our best to see that you are well taken care of, but also as a participant, there is a need to be flexible. There are numerous amazing restaurants throughout Kyoto and Osaka which you will be directed to by program staff if you wish to eat out occasionally.

 

Itinerary

 Day 1 Arrival in Kansai International Airport, Osaka, Transfer to accommodation and check in. Free time. Campers can go around Kyoto.
 Day 2 Start the day by having light breakfast to energize body and mind. In the morning, we will pay visit to Kyoto University (one of the oldest and finest universities in Japan). We will stroll around the campus. Then, to fill up our stomach by having lunch at University canteen or local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will visit Fushimi Inari shrine. The beautiful shrine.
 Day 3 After having light breakfast, let’s visit Yasaka Shrine, also known as Gion Shrine, is one of the most famous shrines in Kyoto. Founded over 1350 years ago, the shrine is located between the popular Gion District and Higashiyama District, and is often visited by tourists walking between the two districts. Lunch will be at Halal ramen restaurant. After having a lunch, let’s move to Gion where you can capture the traditional houses of Japan. In the evening, we will visit Shijo area to go shopping.
 Day 4 Wow,,, it’s time to experience Shinkansen Bullet Train. The fastest train. We will take the train from Kyoto Station to Shin Osaka station. To enrich our knowledge about Japan’s History, let’s explore Osaka Castle. The huge castle surrounded by park and located nearby Osaka Business district. Tired to explore Osaka castle? No worry. Sushi is awaiting you at Sinsahbashi area. We will finish our day to go shopping around Namba.
 Day 5 Relax a while in Kyoto by visiting Bamboo forest and Arasiyama.
 Day 6 Fly back home

 

Experience Shinkansen

Experience Shinkansen

 

Term and condition: 

Program Cancellation by organizer

  1. ASEAN Youth Friendship Network (AYFN) reserves the right to cancel a program due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the program non-viable.
  2. If AYFN cancels a program, registrants will be offered a full refund (program fee).
  3. Should circumstances arise that result in the postponement of a program, AYFN has the right to either issue a full refund or transfer registration to the same program at the new, future date.

 

Registration Cancellation by Participant

  1. The following penalties shall apply, if otherwise specified.  If you cancel more than 30 days before scheduled program departure in Japan, the cancellation charge will be 20% of the listed program fare. If you cancel 15-29 days before scheduled program departure in Japan, the cancellation charge will be 70% of the listed program fare.  If you cancel 1-14 days before scheduled program departure in Japan, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed program fare.
  2. No show will be considered as a cancellation on program departure date
  3. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund.
  4. Refunds will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend a program.
  5. Cancellations will be accepted in writing only and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline.
  6. All refund requests must be made by the attendee.
  7. Refund requests must include the name of the attendee and/or transaction number.
  8. These above policies apply to all AYFN program unless otherwise noted in the corresponding program materials. Please read all individual program information thoroughly.

 

For further information please read : Frequently Asked Questions_kyoto_summer

or contact Mr. Setiawan (+62 857 29268734)

Widen our friendship network

Widen our friendship network

SUMMER CULTURAL IMMERSION PROGRAM IN KOREA 2017

Apr 28, 2017   //   by Admin   //   Korea, slider, Summer Program  //  No Comments

Deadline           : 30 May 2017

Location           : Seoul, South Korea

Organizer         : ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Number of slot : 20 people

Date                 : 1 – 6 August 2017

Type                 : SELF-FUNDED

 

 

 

SUMMER CULTURAL IMMERSION PROGRAM IN KOREA

Seoul, 1 – 6 August 2017

 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Experience Korea this summer with the AYFN’s Summer Cultural Immersion Program. This program is open to international students/youth and learners desiring a short-term immersion program in Korean language and Korean culture. Prior knowledge of English is not required for students to participate in this program.

With the goal of increasing foreign students’ understanding of The Republic of South Korea, The AYFN Exchange Academy and local NGO are offering an invaluable Korean learning cultural immersion program. The program combines Korean language training with daily activities and cultural excursions to enhance the Korean experience. It’s open to international students with any level of Korean language ability

This entails a program which is specifically designed to offer Korean classes for students/youth from ages 15-27, as well as a chance for these students to gain a cultural understanding of Korea. This will be done through both visiting famous Seoul attractions and partaking in typical cultural activities such as experiencing Korean tradition (wear handbook), making your own Korean dumplings or learning about traditional Korean Calligraphy.

Our aim is to inspire the students to open their minds to other cultures and recognize the importance of language learning at the same time. We want the students to end their trip by leaving with a better knowledge of Korea and a firm basis of the Korea language.

Experience Hanbook

Experience Hanbook

 

 

ITINERARY

 Day 1 After arriving at the airport and checking in at your hotel. This will be followed by a meet and greet session and an explanation about the program as well as introduction to Korea.
 Day 2 Classes start at 8 in the morning every day. The first day topics are greetings and other basic Korean. After finishing language class, we will move to Buckhon Hanook Village to understand more on Korean Traditional Houses as well as wear Hanbook. In the afternoon we visit the insadong gil and Namsan Tower to see the magnificent scenery of Seoul City. In the evening, students will have free time to explore Seoul.*Breakfast and lunch included
 Day 3 After classes in the morning, we will pay visit to Gwanghanmun square. In the afternoon, we will visit Gyeongbokgung palace to know more about the Korean History. In  the evening, students will have free time*Breakfast and lunch included
 Day 4 In the morning, we will have language class and calligraphy class. In the afternoon students will have a chance to make a kimchi.*Breakfast included
 Day 5 This day is leisure time to enjoy the Lottee world. The biggest amusement park in Seoul. Let’s be happy. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner.*Breakfast and dinner included
 Day 6 It’s time to go back home

 

Korean Language Class

Korean Language Class

 

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Korean language Class

BENEFITS

  • Live for 6 days in Seoul, Korea
  • Learn and understand Korean culture directly
  • Heritage walking tour around Seoul
  • Experience to be like local people by experiencing the local traditions
  • Experimental learning
  • Certificate of participation from AYFN

 

PROGRAM DATES:

The Summer Cultural Immersion Program will be held on 1 – 6  August 2017

 

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY:

The participants of  Summer Cultural Immersion Program should meet the criteria as follow:

  • Students/youth (15 – 27 years old), interested in Korean language and culture.
  • All nationalities are welcomed
  • Commit to join full program
  • Able to adapt new environment easily
  • Able to pay the program fee and transportation to and from Korea
  • Health physically and mentally

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. REGISTER ONLINE HERE
  2. Send back the application along with scanned of identity card (passport/KTP/Student card) and color recent photo into korea.ayfn@gmail.com
  3. The committee will review your application and contact you to conduct “interview test” by AYFN team (if needed).
  4. Deadline of application is 30 May 2017

 

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS:

20 participants (selected by AYFN).

 

SCIP in Korea is to Not only experience Korea in first hand, but also make a friend.

SCIP in Korea is to Not only experience Korea in first hand, but also make a friend.

 

You will find the new family,

You will find the new family,

 

 

CAMP FEE:

One of the AYFN’s strength is to provide high quality placement program, but still in an affordable range. Program cost should be paid after acceptance process and to be transferred to ASEAN Youth Friendship Network to secure the slot.

Type

Program fee

 New participants  USD 650
 Alumni of previous AYFN Program  USD 600

Scheme of payment: First payment USD 150  (within 10 days after getting confirmation), Second payment USD 500,- (30 days prior to program departure date)

What do participants’ fees for? (Included)

Program Fee – Airport pick up and transfer (Incheon International Airport) by bus, All activities indicated on schedule (Korean language and culture, cultural tour, Kimchi class), admission tickets to tourism places indicated on the schedule, meals indicated on the schedule, certificate of participation from AYFN, program supervision, accommodation (6D5N), In-country 24/7 volunteer support and In-country administration costs.

 

What additional cost should participants have? (excluded)

Flight ticket to and from Seoul from home country, passport and visa fee, travel insurance, personal expenses (food, souvenir, extra transport fee, laundry, mini bar in hotel, etc).

 

Accommodation during camp

During this camp, participants will be accommodated in a hotel . The accommodations are a popular and a very sociable option as you get to live and socialize with other participants and local people.  Living conditions in the hotel is very good and very clean. Males and females are accommodated in separate room.

 

Meal during the camp?

Korea is renowned for its tasty and healthy food.  There are numerous amazing restaurants throughout Seoul which you will be directed to by program staff if you wish to eat out occasionally. Also, each person has their own preference about food. It’s time for you to experience the Korean food by yourself.

 

Authentic and delicious Korean foods.

Authentic and delicious Korean foods.

 

Refund and cancellation policy

Program Cancellation by organizer

  1. ASEAN Youth Friendship Network (AYFN) reserves the right to cancel a program due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the program non-viable.
  2. If AYFN cancels a program, registrants will be offered a full refund.
  3. Should circumstances arise that result in the postponement of a program, AYFN has the right to either issue a full refund or transfer registration to the same program at the new, future date.

Registration Cancellation by Participant

  1. The following penalties shall apply, if otherwise specified: If you cancel more than 30 days before scheduled program departure in Korea, the cancellation charge will be 20% of the listed program fare. If you cancel 15-29 days before scheduled program departure in Korea, the cancellation charge will be 50% of the listed program fare. If you cancel 1-14 days before scheduled program departure in Korea, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed program fare.
  2. No show will be considered as a cancellation on program departure date
  3. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund.
  4. Refunds will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend a program.
  5. Cancellations will be accepted in writing only and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline.
  6. All refund requests must be made by the attendee.
  7. Refund requests must include the name of the attendee and/or transaction number.
  8. These above policies apply to all AYFN program unless otherwise noted in the corresponding program materials. Please read all individual program information thoroughly.

 

 

 

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Friendship and happines

 

Seongbuk Global Cultural Village

Seongbuk Globa Village Center

 

For further information please read : Frequently Asked Questions_KoreaSummer_2017

or contact Mr. Setiawan (+62 857 29268734)

INDONESIA VIETNAM YOUTH FRIENDSHIP PROGRAM 2017

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Indonesia Vietnam Youth Friendship Program 2017

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

9 – 14 October 2017

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

IVYFP 2017 is an annual program held by AYFN that promotes youth and cultural exchange program between Indonesia and Vietnam. This program enables young generation/students from both countries to know each other in line with promoting good neighborhood, ASEAN community, peace, solidarity, tolerance and people to people contact. This program was started in 2010, which later AYFN continually organizes this exchange program with support from local organization and government.

 

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Activities of the program:

Discussion on  Bilateral relations between Indonesia and Vietnam

This agenda is intended to give further information about the bilateral relations between Indonesia and Vietnam as well as what ASEAN Community is, what youth/students should prepare, what benefit youth/students can get, and many information related to issues on upcoming integration.

Indonesian day and Cultural exhibition

This activity will show the beauty of culture. Indonesian students will present cultural performances as well as Indonesian food.

Language exchange

ASEAN region is rich in terms of language. Each nationality has its own languages. To get deepest in ASEAN friendship and understanding, we have to understand language of our counterpart. By doing this activity, we hope that participants will get a little bit of knowledge on languages spoken by ASEAN citizen. Indonesian will know about Vietnamese language and vice versa.

Understanding Vietnamese history

This agenda enables Indonesian to know about Vietnamese History.

 

We are one in ASEAN.

We are one in ASEAN.

 

GOALS OF THE PROGRAM

  1. To promote inter-cultural understanding, equality of opportunity, tolerance and peace between Indonesian and Vietnamese youth / students.
  2. To provide challenging inter-cultural learning experiences.
  3. To promote international friendship, volunteerism and education.
  4. To promote ASEAN community.

 

HOW DOES THE PROGRAM WORK

  1. Participants will experience cultural exchange activities, discuss about recent issues and promote friendship between two countries.
  2. Participants will involve in social work to share a sense of humanity.
  3. Participants will get new friends and know more about Vietnam.
  4. Participants will stay for 6 (six) days in Ho Chi Minh City.
  5. Participants will have international experiences.

 

We do cultural diplomacy. Bring and Promote Indonesian culture to the world.

We do cultural diplomacy. Bring and Promote Indonesian culture to the world.

 

HOW MUCH WILL PARTICIPANTS PAY?

Both AYFN and local organizer don’t provide any scholarship. To take part at Indonesian Vietnamese Youth Friendship Program 2017, participants are required to pay

Type

Included

Excluded

 All inRp 8.000.000,-
  • Flight ticket Jakarta – Ho Chi Minh City – Jakarta
  • Hotel/guesthouse 6D/5N (twin/triple share)
  • Airport pick up and Transfer (Ho Chi Minh City Airport)
  • Meal during program based on schedule
  • Activities indicated on schedule
  • Certificates
  • souvenir of the program
  • and support in country
  • Passport
  • Personal/travel insurance (recommended)
  • Personal expenses
  • Meal excluded in schedule, minibar in hotel, laundry, telephone
 Program fee onlyRp 4.500.000,-
  • Hotel/guesthouse 6D/5N (twin/triple share)
  • Airport pick up and Transfer (Ho Chi Minh City Airport)
  • Meal during program based on schedule
  • Activities indicated on schedule
  • Certificates
  • souvenir of the program
  • and support in country
  • Flight ticket Jakarta – Ho Chi Minh City – Jakarta
  • Passport
  • Personal/travel insurance (recommended)
  • Personal expenses
  • Meal excluded in schedule, minibar in hotel, laundry, telephone

 

 Scheme of payment

  • First payment : 50 % (10 days after confirmation)
  • Final payment : 15 September 2017

 

Location of Program

All programs will be held in Ho Chi Minh City area, Vietnam.

Accommodation and meals during program

During program in Ho Chi Minh City, participants will stay in a guesthouse. The accommodation is an enjoyable and very sociable option as you get to live and socialize with other participants and Vietnamese buddies.  Living conditions in the guesthouse are very good, clean and come with internet connection. Males and females are accommodated in separate room and per room will be occupied by 2 – 3 people.

Vietnam is renowned for its tasty and diverse food. Meals will be provided based on schedule, and consist of traditional Vietnamese dishes (NOT CONTAINING PORK), which participants generally find to be very generous and tasty. If you have special diet requirements, please let us know ahead of time so that we can make arrangements for you. However, we need to stress the point that you should not expect to eat as you normally do at home. We will do our best to see that you are well taken care of, but also as a participant, there is a need to be flexible. There are numerous amazing restaurants throughout Ho Chi Minh City which you will be directed to by program staff if you wish to eat out occasionally.

 

 

We share joy and happiness.

We share joy and happiness.

 

PROCEDURE TO APPLY

Are you interested to take part at Indonesia Vietnam Youth Friendship Program 2017? Apply now!!! LIMITED for 20 qualified participants only.

Requirements:

  1. Indonesian Youth only
  2. Must be 15 – 25 years old
  3. Good health (physically and mentally)
  4. Good communication skill and knowledge
  5. Able to work independently as well as work in team
  6. Able to pay program fee and transportation to and from Vietnam
  7. Able to commit to a full time program

Application procedure

  1. REGISTER ONLINE HERE
  2. The committee will review your application and contact you to conduct “interview test” by AYFN team (if needed).
  3. If you will be selected, make a payment.
  4. Deadline of admission is 10 August 2017 at 11.00 p.m. (WIB/GMT+7)

 

We share our ideas.

We share our ideas.

 

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE AND ACTIVITIES

Day 1 (Dinner)

  • Arrival of participants in HCMC (airport pick up time 09.00 – 15.00)
  • Transfer to accommodation
  • Dinner along with Meet and greet
  • Orientation: Get to know about Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Day 2 (BF and Lunch)

  • Introduction to Vietnam Language and culture
  • Friendship activity between Indonesian and Vietnamese
  • Bahasa Indonesia for Vietnamese students
  • Workshop and talk session on the bilateral relationship between Indonesia and Vietnam
  • Visit the General Consulate of the Republic of Indonesia in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 3 (BF and Lunch)

Cultural exchange program and cultural performances

Day 4 (BF and Lunch)

  • Cultural exchange to local school
  • Promote Bahasa Indonesia to local students
  • Activities with local school’s students
  • Delta Mekong Tour

Day 5 (BF and Dinner)

  • Vietnamese history: Chu Chi Tunnel
  • Social night: certificate presentation and farewell dinner

Day 6 (BF)

Check out and go back home

 

If you need further information, you could communicate with:

Mr. Rahmat Fadhli

Mobile                        : +62 812 3440 358 (WhatApps, Call, Text)

 

TERM AND CONDITIONS

1. DEPOSITS / FINAL PAYMENTS

50% of the total amount as deposit is due within 10 days of our confirmation. Final payment must be received by AYFN 20 days prior to program departure date.

Failure to comply with deposit and final payment requirements will cause cancellation of your participation.

 

2. CANCELLATION & REFUND

All cancellations must be informed to ASEAN Youth Friendship Network on a written statement.

The following penalties shall apply, if otherwise specified.

  • If cancellation is made more than 30 days prior to departing schedule in Vietnam, the cancellation charge will be 20% of the listed program fee.
  • If cancellation is made between 20 to 29 days prior to departing schedule in Vietnam, the cancellation charge will be 50% of the listed program fee.
  • If cancellation is made less than 20 days prior to departing schedule in Vietnam, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed program fee.
  • Not showing-case during the departure schedule will be considered as a cancellation in participating the program.
  • For a refund, we will refund after deduction of cancellation charge and any commission may occur during money transfer.

 

 

Inter-cultural Learning and Friendship Program #11

Apr 27, 2017   //   by Admin   //   ILFriP, slider, Thailand  //  1 Comment

Inter-cultural Learning and Friendship Program #11

Bangkok, 9 – 14 July 2017

Deadline                 : 20 June 2017

Location                  : Bangkok, Thailand

Organizer               : ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Number of slot     : 20 people

Date of program  : 9 – 14 July 2017

Type                          : SELF-FUNDED

 

 

 

Immerse yourself and feel the beauty of togetherness and cultural diversity. It’s your turn to take part at cultural learning program in Thailand.

 

 

About ILFriP #11

ILFriP #11 is a cultural learning program designed to give an understanding on culture and social awareness for participants. This program enables students/youth to learn on Thai Language and culture directly in line with making a friend. This program is also an avenue to enhance knowledge and skill to enter global village.

 

Highlight of the program:

  • Intensive Thai language and culture class
  • Thai cooking class
  • Cultural trip to amazing heritage places
  • Experiences public transports of Bangkok (MRT –subway and BTS- skytrain)

 

BENEFITS

  • Live for 6 days in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Learn and understand Thai culture directly
  • Heritage walking tour around Bangkok
  • Experience to be like local people by experiencing the local traditions
  • Experimental learning
  • Certificate of participation from AYFN

 

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Language program (Intensive Thai language and culture class)

We realize that ASEAN community has been implemented on 31 December 2015. ASEAN citizen is one family and should know each other. Through this language activity, participants will get opportunity to learn Thai Language intensively at one of Language Schools in Bangkok, Thailand. This program offers you to learn Thai Language for 3 times.

 

Thai Language and Culture class at Silom Thai Language School, Bangkok

Thai Language and Culture class at Silom Thai Language School, Bangkok

 

 

Thai cooking class

Thai food is well known across the world. In this program, we will give participants an opportunity to cook Authentic Thai food by attending Thai Cooking Class. Participants will learn and practice how to make your own Tom Yum, Pad Thai, etc. Also, before the class began, participants will be brought to visit wet market in Bangkok guided by professional chef. They will introduce participants the ingredients of Thai foods. It’s your time to cook Thai dishes.

Thai Cooking Class

Thai Cooking Class

 

Cultural trip

IlFriP #11 will be complimented with some excursion activities across Bangkok city especially cultural sites such as Wat Arun, Wat Pho (reclining Buddha) Wat Hualampong and Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall (photo stop). It will be great chance for participants to know more about Thai Culture.

 

Participants of ILFriP #9

Participants of ILFriP #9 visited the temple of dawn, Wat Arun

 

Campus visit

Participants will have a chance to visit one of the finest universities in Thailand, and will have a wonderful walking tour around the campus.

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Campus visit

 

How will the program work?

  • The program will combine friendship, language activities, peace promotion, understanding, and solidarity.
  • The program will take place in Bangkok area.
  • Participants will live for 6 days in Bangkok Thailand and be amazed with Thai hospitality.

Venue

Program : The ILFriP #11 will take place at Bangkok area.

Accommodation : The Blooms Residence and Apartment, Sathorn or similar

 

Duration of ILFriP #11

The program will take place on 9 – 14 July 2017. The participants will start their program at 7.30 a.m – 5.00 p.m every day. In the evening, participants will have free time to explore the magnificent of Bangkok or go shopping.

 

Participants’ requirements:

The candidates of ILFriP#11 should meet the criteria as follow:

  • Must be 15 – 25 Years old
  • All nationalities are welcomed
  • Commit to join full program
  • Able to adapt new environment easily
  • Health physically and mentally
  • Able to pay the program fee

 

How to apply

  • REGISTER ONLINE HERE or Download Application form of ILFriP11.
  • Send back the completed application along with scanned identity document (Passport/KTP/IC) and recent photo into ilfrip.ayfn@gmail.com . Subject; ILFRIP11_(Your Name)
  • The committee will confirm you whether you are accepted or not. If you are accepted and qualified, the committee will send you a letter of acceptance to join the program.
  • Deadline of application :  20 June 2017 before 23.00 (GMT +7)

 

 

ILFriP #11 program cost

One of the AYFN’s strength is to provide high quality program, but still affordable. Program cost should be paid after being accepted. To join ILFriP#11 participants must pay:

 

  Type of participant  Program fee
  New   USD 350,-
  Alumni (returning participant)   USD 320,-

 

Program cost should be paid after selection process and to be transferred to ASEAN Youth Friendship Network to secure the slot.

AYFN doesn’t provide any scholarship.

 

Scheme of payment:

  1. Down payment 30% of the total program fee (USD 100 ) ==> When you get acceptance confirmation from AYFN
  2. Final payment (USD 250)

 

What do participants’ fees for? (INCLUDED)

Program Fee – Airport pick up in Bangkok (if arrival on 9 July 2017 : 10.00 – 16.00), All activities indicated on schedule, language class, cultural tour, local transport, meal based on schedule, certificate of completion, program supervision, accommodation (6D5N), and  In-country 24/7 support and In-country administration costs.

What additional cost should participants have? (EXCLUDED)

Flight ticket to and from Bangkok, airport transfer after finishing the program, passport fee, personal insurance, personal expenses.

 

Schedule

Day 1 : 9 July 2017

  • Arrival in Bangkok, Check in (airport pick up time : 10.00 – 16.00).
  • Meet and greet  among participants and Orientation of the program as well as Dinner

Day 2 : 10 July 2017 

  • Intensive Thai language class session 1 : Participants will be introduced Basic Thai Language (how to introduce yourself in  Thai, How to ask something, How to pronounce Thai language, etc) by professional  teachers at Thai Language School in Bangkok.
  • Have lunch at local restaurant
  • Cultural visit: Participant will learn about Thai culture by visiting the biggest reclining Buddha in  Thailand, continued to temple of Dawn of Wat Arun. Participants will also have a  chance to wear Thai Traditional costume.
  • Enjoy Asiatique Riverside

Day 3 : 11 July 2017

  • Experience public transport in Bangkok (MRT and BTS)
  • Intensive language class session 2
  • Participant will visit Wat Hualampong
  • Walk around to the University of Chulalongkorn
  • Have lunch at University canteen to understand student life in Bangkok
  • Visit to Bangkok art and cultural centre
  • Go shopping at Siam area

Day 4 : 12 July 2017

  • Intensive Thai Language and culture session 3
  • Visit to Ratanakosin Exhibition to deeply understand on the history of Thailand.

Day 5 : 13 July 2017 

  • Thai cooking class : Thai food is well known across the world. In this program, we will give participants an opportunity to cook Authentic Thai food by attending Thai Cooking Class. Participants will learn and practice how to make your own Tom Yum, Pad Thai, etc. Also, before the class began, participants will be asked to visit wet market in Bangkok guided by professional chef. They will introduce participants the ingredients of Thai foods. It’s your time to cook Thai dishes
  • Group presentation and farewell dinner

Day 6 : 14 July 2017

  • Breakfast
  • Go back home (check out time at 11.00 a.m)

Note: during the program, participants will take public transportation in Bangkok (Van, Bus, MRT, BTS, Taxi car).

 

TERM AND CONDITIONS

1. DEPOSITS / FINAL PAYMENTS

30% of the total amount as deposit is due within 10 days of our confirmation. Final payment must be received by AYFN 30 days prior to program departure date.

Failure to comply with deposit and final payment requirements will cause cancellation of your participation.

 

2. CANCELLATION & REFUND

All cancellations must be informed to ASEAN Youth Friendship Network on a written statement.

The following penalties shall apply, if otherwise specified.

  • If cancellation is made more than 30 days prior to departing schedule in Thailand, the cancellation charge will be 20% of the listed program fee.
  • If cancellation is made between 15 to 29 days prior to departing schedule in Thailand, the cancellation charge will be 50% of the listed program fee.
  • If cancellation is made less than 14 days prior to departing schedule in Thailand, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed program fee.
  • Not showing-case during the departure schedule will be considered as a cancellation in participating the program.
  • For a refund, we will refund after deduction of cancellation charge and any commission may occur during money transfer.

 

Video :  Thai language

Video : ILFriP 10

 

For further information:

Ms Sari

Mobile          : +62 8226215 0707 (WA,Call , Text)

 

 

So many people want to see and experience the world. But, they won’t move from their places. Are you one of them? wake up! wake up! Let’s travel to another part of the world to get something and do big things. AYFN’s programs are the way to help you seeing the world in line with making a friend and spreading peace. -Mister Koper-

 

 

International Youth Friendship Camp #4

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Deadline                       : 5 February 2017

Location                       : Bali, Indonesia

Organizer                       : ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Number of slot             : 50 people

Date of program         : 13 – 18 March 2017

Type                               : SELF-FUNDED

 

 

4TH INTERNATIONAL

YOUTH FRIENDSHIP CAMP BY AYFN

 

Hello talented young people around the world. We open the registration process of 4th International Youth Friendship Camp. The camp will take place on 13 – 18 March 2017, in Bali, Indonesia. Come to widen network as well as contribute to better world.
To Register and more information, please kindly visit  http://www.iyfcamp.com/
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ART IMMERSION AND STUDENT EXCHANGE FIELDTRIP (AISEF) 2017

Dec 21, 2016   //   by Admin   //   AISEF, slider  //  2 Comments

Deadline                 : 1 March 2017

Location                  : Chiang Mai, Thailand

Organizer               : ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Number of slot     : 25 people

Date of program  : 9 – 14 April  2017

Type                          : SELF-FUNDED

 

 

ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Arts Immersion and Student Exchange Friendship Program

AISEF

9 – 14 April 2017

Are you ready to go to Chiang Mai, Thailand?

It’s your turn to explore the Northern Thai culture!

 

See and experience the beauty and amazing of Thai culture in first-hand for one week.  Learn Thai language and tradition, immerse the beauty of Thai Lanna-northern tradition and make friendship network through cultural and friendship activities.

 

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Immerse yourself in Chiang Mai

The program enables participants to amazingly learn about Thai culture and friendship among youth. The week program is designed to give participants a glimpse into life in Thailand, enjoy the cultural city of Chiang Mai and friendship experiences. This program invites all youth across the world to join. AISEF will take place in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on 14 – 19 February 2017. Enjoy the beauty of temple city of Chiang Mai, hospitality of Thai people, the magnificent of Thai Culture and fantastic Thai dishes.

About AISEF

AISEF program will take place on 9 – 14 April 2017 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The program will cover several activities as follow.

  1. Learn Thai language
  2. Learn Thai culture in firsthand
  3. Learn Lanna Dance (Northern Thai Dance)
  4. Taste Traditional Northern Thai Cuisines (Kantoke dinner)
  5. Fieldtrip around Chiang Mai
  6. Make friends and widen network

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Experiences will you get by joining AISEF

AISEF offers you some activities, which will amaze and give you unforgettable moments. You’ll learn Thai language in order to make you able to communicate with local people. It’s time for you to immerse and practice Thai language. It’s memorable experience. Then, you’ll have a chance to promote your language among participants. Its great activity since you can promote your national language to foreigners.

We also offer you to learn and practice Thai traditional dance, namely Lanna dance.  In line with practice Thai beautiful dance, you’ll have time to watch the real Lanna Dance performance. Besides, you will taste the fabulous northern Thai cuisine, Kanthoke dinner with your Thai friends. Also, you’ll have special occasion to taste Thai street food. It will be great experience for you to know more about the famous Thai street food.

Then you will have leisure time to visit Doi Suthep temple on Hill. It’s a magnificent Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai. Not only cultural tour, but also you will be given a chance to visit elephant camp and bamboo rafting there. It’s one of our agenda to show our love to the environment.

 

Program fee

To take part at AISEF, you are required to pay program fee in amount of

Type

Amount

 New  USD 350
 Returnee (Alumni of AYFN Programs)  USD 325

Flight ticket is EXCLUDED

 

What’s included?

Hotel/guesthouse 6D/5N (twin/triple share), Airport pick up (Chiang Mai Airport), Meal during program based on schedule, Thai language class, Thai Cooking Class, Thai dance, Kanthoke dinner, Lanna dance class, Doi Suthep visit, elephant camp visit, Welcoming Lunch, Certificates, AYFN souvenir, support.

 

What’s excluded?

Passport fee, flight expenses, personal insurance, personal expenses, airport transfer, meal excluded in schedule, minibar in hotel, laundry, and telephone.

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Location of Program

All programs will be held in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The Language Institute Chiang Mai University will be our host institution. It’s easy to reach Chiang Mai from your home country. Chiang Mai has an international airport, which is connected to Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong. There are many airlines that operate route to Chiang Mai.

 

Transportation during program

All participants will be immersed with local transport in Chiang Mai. To reach from one place to other places, you will use red car “Song Teaw”. Therefore, you will feel like Thai people, try the transportation system of Chiang Mai City.

 

Accommodation

In AISEF program, you will stay at Guesthouse with a walking distance to Chiang Mai University. In one room, will be occupied by 2 -3 people (twin or triple share).

 

How to join AISEF program

Are you interested to join our program? Apply now!!! Chiang Mai is waiting for you!!!

Requirements:

  1. Youth  (15 – 25 years old) of all nationalities
  2. Good health (physically and mentally)
  3. Good communication skill and knowledge
  4. Able to work independently as well as work in team
  5. Able to pay the program fee
  6. Able to commit to a full time program

 

Application procedure

  1. Download aisef-2017-application-form
  2. Send back the application along with scanned of identity card (passport/student card/KTP) and color recent photo into aisef.ayfn@gmail.com
  3. The committee will review your application and contact you for the final result
  4. Deadline of admission is 1 March 2017 at 23.00 WIB (Indonesian WIB time)

 

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Schedule

Please download AYFN Program APRIL 2017 to see the schedule

 

Contact Person:

Mr. Rahmat Fadhli +62 812 3440 358

JAPAN CULTURAL CAMP (SPRING)

Dec 20, 2016   //   by Admin   //   Japan, Spring camp  //  9 Comments

Deadline                   : 20 January 2017

Location                    : Kyoto, Japan

Organizer                  : ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Number of slot         : 20 people

Date of program      : 12 – 17 March 2017

Type                          : SELF-FUNDED

 

 

JAPAN CULTURE CAMP #3

 BY ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Kyoto, 12 – 17 March 2017

 

Wanna know about Japanese Culture? Or experience to have Inter-cultural learning in line with making a friend? or just wanna see and travel to Kyoto and Osaka directly? AYFN is delighted to invite you joining our culture camp in Japan. This is a distinguished program that suits your curiosity to have experimental learning!! Youth and cultural program!

 

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We took part at JCC last November 2016. Now, it’s your turn mates!!

Program description

Japan Culture Camp by AYFN  is a cultural learning program designed to give an understanding on culture and social awareness for participants. This program enables participants to learn about Japanese culture in line with making a friend directly. This program is also an avenue to enhance knowledge and skill to face globalization. This is not student exchange, but youth and cultural exchange program.

Benefits

  1. Live for 6 days in Kyoto, Japan
  2. Learn and understand on Japanese culture directly
  3. International friendship with Japanese friends and  Cultural exchange program with local students
  4. Sinkansen experience
  5. Heritage walking tour around Kyoto and Osaka
  6. Experience to be like local people
  7. Experimental learning
  8. Certificate of participation from AYFN

Activities

  1. Cultural tour activities in Kyoto and Osaka, whereby both cities are well known as the center of Japanese culture.
  2. Cultural exchange activities with Japanese students.
  3. Visit many interesting places both in Kyoto or Osaka, e.g : Osaka castle, Gion District in Kyoto (Geisha), Namba district, Arashiyama, and etc.
  4. Taste authentic Japanese cuisine
  5. Walk around heritage area of Kyoto.
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Activities between AYFN and students of Kyoto Sangyo University

 

How does the Japan Culture Camp will work?

  1. Participants will be met up in Japan
  2. The camp will combine sense of friendship, adventure and cultural awareness
  3. Participants will live for 6 days in Kyoto, Japan
  4. The camp needs participants who passionate in international friendship and adapt new environment (culture differences) easily

Location of Japan Culture Camp

This camp will take place in Kyoto and Osaka. Both cities are famous as Cultural city in Japan. Participants in the program will have the unique opportunity to live and study in Kyoto—the historic former capital of Japan, replete with its temples, shrines and traditional gardens. It is our hope that the program will inspire youth to pursue adventurous and productive careers and contribute to the advancement of science.

 

Start and duration of Japan Culture Camp

This camp will be started at 12 March 2017 (Arrival in Kyoto) and will be ended at 17 March 2017. Participants will start their program at 7.30 a.m – 5.00 p.m everyday. In the evening, participants will have free time to explore the magnificent of Kyoto and Osaka or go shopping.

 

Requirements to take part at Japan Culture Camp

The participants of Japan Culture Camp should meet the criteria as follow:

  1. Must be 15 – 27 Years old
  2. Commit to join full program (pre, on , and post program)
  3. Able to adapt new environment easily
  4. Able to pay the program fee
  5. Health physically and mentally

How to apply

  1. Please download jcc_application_form_march2017
  2. Send back the application along with scanned of identity card (passport/KTP/Student card) and color recent photo into japan.ayfn@gmail.com
  3. The committee will review your application and contact you to conduct “interview test” by AYFN team (if needed).
  4. Deadline of application : 20 January  2017 before 23.00 (GMT +7)
  5. This program is LIMTED for maximum 20 participants only.

 

Selection process:

  1. Document selection (Application form , financial capability statement and scanned copy of Passport or KTP)
  2. Interview test (If needed)
  3. Final announcement

 

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Participants of JCC experienced the Japanese tradition.

 

Japan Culture Camp cost

One of the AYFN’s strength is to provide high quality placement program, but still affordable.

Type

Indonesian  

Non Indonesian

New Rp 8.500.000,- USD 650
Alumni of AYFN Program  Rp 7.500.000,- USD 600

*Flight ticket is EXCLUDED

Program cost should be paid after being accepted. During selection process, applicants don’t need to pay at all.

What do participants’ fees for?

Program Fee –  Pick up (Kansai International Airport), All activities indicated on schedule (cultural exchange, cultural tour, adventure tour, etc), certificate of participation from AYFN, program supervision, accommodation (6D5N) and meals during placement period as indicated on schedule, In-country 24/7 volunteer support and In-country administration costs.

Scheme of payment:

Down payment          : Rp 2.000.000,- / USD 200  (10 days after being accepted In order to reserve a slot)

Rest of program fee  : Rp 6.500.000,- / USD 450  (10 February  2017)

 

What additional cost should participants have?

Flight expenses to and from Japan from Indonesia, passport and visa fee, personal insurance, personal expenses.

Accommodation and meals during camp

During this camp, participants will be accommodated in guesthouse of hotel with high quality standard. The accommodations are a popular and a very sociable option as you get to live and socialize with other participants and local people.  Living conditions in the guesthouse is very good and very clean. Males and females are accommodated in separate room.

Japan is renowned for its tasty and healthy food.  Who don’t know Sushi, Ramen, Udon, etc? Meals will be provided based on schedule. Meals consist of traditional Japanese dishes (For Muslim participants, we provide meal which not contains pork), which participants generally find to be very generous and tasty. If you have special eating needs, please let us know ahead of time so that we can make arrangements for you. However, we need to stress the point that you should not expect to eat as you normally do at home. We will do our best to see that you are well taken care of, but also as a participant, there is a need to be flexible. There are numerous amazing restaurants throughout Kyoto and Osaka which you will be directed to by program staff if you wish to eat out occasionally.

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The accommodation during the program of JCC

 

Tentative Schedule

Date

Time

Agenda

Venue

12 March 2017 9.00 – 13.00 Arrival in Osaka, Japan
13.00 Transfer to Urban Hotel Kyoto
15.00 Check in  Urban Hotel Kyoto
15.00 – 16.00 Leisure time
16.00 – 18.00 Program orientation and dinner
13 March 2017 8.30 Leave hotel
9.00 – 12.00 Visit to one of the finest universities in Japan : Kyoto University Kyoto University
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch Kyoto University canteen
13.30 – 16.00 Understand Japanese Culture:Heritage walking tour 1 Fushimi Inari – Thaisa shrine
16.00 Transfer to accommodation
14 March 2017 7.00 Leave hotel
8.30 – 11.00 Activities with local students
11.00 – 12.00 Lunch University canteen
12.00 – 17.00 Understand Japanese Culture:Heritage walking tour 2 Gion district
17.00 Transfer to accommodation
15 March 2017 9.00 Leave hotel
9.00 – 16.00 Understand Japanese Culture:Heritage walking tour 3 Kiyomizu-Dera TempleArashiyamaBamboo forest
15.00 Transfer to accommodation
16 March 2017 9.00 Leave hotel
9.30 – 10.00 Experience the bullet train of Shinkansen in Japan Kyoto station to Shin Osaka Station
10.30 – 13.00 Understand Japanese Culture: Osaka Castle Visit Osaka Castle
13.30 – 14.30 Experience local food : Authentic Sushi Shinsabashi
14.30 – 17.00 Shopping around Namba district
17.00 Transfer to accommodation
17 March 2017 Fly back home Maximum check out time is 11.00 a.m

 

To know further information, please read Frequently Asked Questions

 

Contact Person:

Ms. Hesti Aryani +62 813 9130 2231 (Call, Whatapps, Line)

Mr. Setiawan +62 857 2926 8734 (WA, Call, Text)

Operations hour : 9.00 – 17.00 WIB

 

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KOREA CULTURAL CAMP 2017 (SPRING)

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Deadline                       : 30 January 2017

Location                       : Seoul, South Korea

Organizer                    : ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Number of slot             : 20 people

Date of program         : 10 – 15 April 2017

Type                               : SELF-FUNDED

 

 

 

Experience KOREA with AYFN

Korea Cultural Camp by AYFN

Seoul, South Korea

10 – 15 April 2017

You are warmly invited to partake at Korea Cultural Camp by AYFN in Seoul, Korea.

Experience the different culture and life experiences!

 

Seoul, a city with fusion of the latest modernity and oriental tradition!

 We are now widely opening this educational and cultural opportunity to those around ASEAN who wish to learn Korean Language and Culture. Let’s experience the cultural life in Seoul.

Discover your potential!!

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Previous KCC Program last November 2016

OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAM

The program integrates the learning of Korean language and culture, enhances communication skills and puts emphasis in hands-on learning.

 

BENEFITS

  • Live for 6 days in Seoul, Korea
  • Learn and understand Korean culture directly
  • Heritage walking tour around Seoul
  • Experience to be like local people by experiencing the local traditions
  • Experimental learning
  • Certificate of participation from AYFN

 

ACTIVITIES

Korean language learning:

We offer classes for beginners. Participants can start learning from Korean basics, including self-introduction, greetings, listening, and basic conversations. The classes will promote interactive learning.  Furthermore, the participants will have opportunities to interact with local people to practice daily conversations.

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Korean Language Class

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Korean Language Class

 

Korean culture learning:

Participants will have a chance to make Kimchi (the famous dish of Korea) as well as experience the culture by joining cultural activities such as wear Hanbook, etc. In addition, participants will also visit places in Seoul where they can experience and learn about history, culture and society of Korea. Seoul tour includes Gyeongbokgung palace, Bukchon Village, etc.

 

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Participants of KCC wore handbook at Korean Culture Activities

 

 

OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAM

 DAY  TIME  PROGRAM  Venue
 10 April 2017 9.00 – 15.00 Arrive at Seoul Incheon international Airport
Transfer to hotel The Designer hotel, Seoul
17.00 Program orientation
11 April 2017 7.00 Leave hotel
08.00 – 9.30 Korea Language Class Seongbuk Global Cultural Center
10.00 – 12.00 Explore hidden village: participants will have a chance to wear hanbook Bukhon Hanook Village
12.00 – 13.00 Break Time/ Lunch Insadong gil
13.30 – 15.30 Visit Namsan Tower Namsan
16.00 Transfer to accommodation
12 April 2017 7.00 Leave hotel
09.00 – 15.00 Adventure to Nami island Nami island
16.00 Transfer to accommodation
13 April 2017 7.00 Leave hotel
08.00 – 9.30 Korea language class Seongbuk Global Cultural Center
10.30 – 13.00 Enjoy a haven of natural beauty amidst the bustle of city life and Visit to a landmark and symbol of Seoul’s long history as the capital city during the Joseon Break Time / Lunch Chonggyecheon Stream Gwanghamun
13.00 – 14.00 Break Time/ Lunch
14.00 – 16.30 Korea history : visit to a palace built in 1395 where it used to be the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty. Gyeongbokgung served as the home of Kings of the Joseon dynasty, the Kings’ households, as well as the government of Joseon. Gyeongbokgung
16.30 Transfer to accommodation
14 April 2017 10.00 Leave hotel
11.00 – 13.00 Culture class : How to make Kimchi Seongbuk Global Cultural Center
13.30 – 14.30 Break Time/ Lunch University canteen
14.30 – 16.30 Campus tour TBA
17.30 – 18.30 Visit to Grand Mosque of Seoul Itaewon
18.30 – 19.30 Farewell dinner
19.30 Transfer to accommodation
15 April 2017 11.00 Fly Back Home Incheon international Airport

 

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Cultural Walking Tour around Seoul

 

 

PROGRAM DATES:

The Korea Cultural Camp will be held on 10 – 15 April 2017

 

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY:

The participants of Korea Cultural Camp should meet the criteria as follow:

  • Students/youth (15 – 27 years old), interested in Korean language and culture.
  • All nationalities are welcomed
  • Commit to join full program
  • Able to adapt new environment easily
  • Able to pay the program fee
  • Health physically and mentally

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  1. Download KCC Application Form
  2. Send back the application along with scanned of identity card (passport/KTP/Student card) and color recent photo into korea.ayfn@gmail.com
  3. The committee will review your application and contact you to conduct “interview test” by AYFN team (if needed). After reviewing your application, we will announce the result immediately.
  4. Deadline of application is 30 January 2017

 

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS:

20 participants (selected by AYFN).

 

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No worry when arrival in Seoul. AYFN team will welcome and pick you up.

 

EXPENSES:

One of the AYFN’s strength is to provide high quality placement program, but still in an affordable range of fee. To join Korea Cultural Camp (6 Days program), participants must pay:

Type

Program fee only

Program fee + Visa + Flight Ticket*

New participants USD 650 USD 1,400
Alumni of previous AYFN Program USD 550 USD 1,300 

*This package is valid for Indonesian only. The embarkation will be from Jakarta, Indonesia. For non Indonesian, you could book flight ticket and process your Visa by yourself.

Program cost should be paid after acceptance process and to be transferred to ASEAN Youth Friendship Network to secure the slot.

Flight ticket is EXCLUDED

Scheme of payment:

Down payment          :  USD 150  (10 days after being accepted In order to reserve a slot)

Rest of program fee  :  USD 500  (10  March  2017)

 

What do participants’ fees for?

Program Fee – Airport pick up and transfer (Incheon International Airport), All activities indicated on schedule (Korean language and culture, cultural tour, Kimchi cooking class), admission tickets to tourism places indicated on the schedule, certificate of participation from AYFN, program supervision, accommodation (6D5N) and meals during placement period as indicated on schedule (BF and Lunch only), In-country 24/7 volunteer support and In-country administration costs.

 

What additional cost should participants have?

Flight ticket to and from Seoul from home country, passport and visa fee, travel insurance, personal expenses.

 

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Let’s enjoy the Korean Food.

 

ACCOMMODATION AND MEAL DURING CAMP

During this camp, participants will be accommodated in a hotel with high quality standard (3 star hotel). The accommodations are located at  a popular location (Cheongnyangni) and a very sociable option as you get to live and socialize with other participants and local people.  Living conditions in the hotel is very good and very clean. Males and females are accommodated in separate room.

Korea is renowned for its tasty and healthy food.  Meals will be provided based on schedule. Meals consist of traditional Korean dishes (For Muslim participants, we provide meal which not containing pork), which participants generally find to be very generous and tasty. If you have special diet requirements, please let us know ahead of time so that we can make arrangements for you. However, we need to stress the point that you should not expect to eat as you normally do at home. We will do our best to see that you are well taken care of, but also as a participant, there is a need to be flexible. There are numerous amazing restaurants throughout Seoul which you will be directed to by program staff if you wish to eat out occasionally.

 

To know further information, you can read frequently-asked-questions_kcc_2017

 

Contact person:

Ms. Hesti Aryani +62 813 9130 2231 

Mr. Setiawan +62 857 2926 8734

Operation hours : 9.00 a.m – 5.00 p.m

 

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Kimchi Making Class

ASEAN ADVENTURE CAMP 2017

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AYFN YOUTH PROGRAM in Hanoi, Vietnam 

Deadline                 : 5 April 2017

Location                  : Hanoi, Vietnam

Organizer               : ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Number of slot    : 20 people

Date of program : 17 – 22 April 2017

Type                          : SELF-FUNDED

 

 

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -Mark Twain-

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

ASEAN Adventure Camp is a youth and cultural camp where the primary mission of this camp is to promote cultural exchange, leadership and mutual understanding. This camp will involve young people from ASEAN region and will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam. This camp is not student exchange, but it’s youth program held by ASEAN Youth Friendship Network.

The era of globalization has led to the attitude of individualism so that the sense of caring and togetherness is often overlooked. Through the event which brings theme: “Friendship is our soul”, participants will feel the beauty of togetherness. This program is trying to make a real contribution to the achievement of the ASEAN Community by people to people contact among ASEAN Youth.

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Previous ASEAN Adventure Camp 2016

 

BENEFIT:

  1. Participants will learn and understand in first hand on Vietnamese language and culture
  2. Participants will have a special occasion to do social activity in Hanoi
  3. Participants will experience to do Adventure at Halong Bay and around Hanoi
  4. Participants are welcomed in special hospitality
  5. Certificate of participation from AYFN will be given at the end of the program.

 

ACTIVITIES:

  1. Basic Vietnamese language
  2. Social work : child care at orphanage and social visit to local village
  3. Adventure trip to Ha Long Bay
  4. Cultural Trip around Hanoi
  5. Cultural exchange among participants

 

HOW DOES THE ASEAN ADVENTURE CAMP WILL WORK?

  1. Participants will be met up in Hanoi
  2. The camp will combine sense of friendship, adventure and caring
  3. Participants will live for 6 days in Vietnam
  4. Participants will be involved in social event.

 

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AACamp’s participants visited The Nature Wonder of the world, Halong Bay.

 

LOCATION OF ASEAN ADVENTURE CAMP PROGRAM

ASEAN Adventure Camp will be held in the capital city of Vietnam, namely Hanoi. The city is called as the cultural city of Vietnam and 1000 years old. The city is located in northern part of Vietnam.

 

START AND DURATION OF ASEAN ADVENTURE CAMP

ASEAN Adventure Camp will take place on 17 – 22 April 2017. During week long program, participants will do cultural activities, social work and of course adventure trip around Hanoi and Ha Long Bay. Participants will start their program at 7.30 a.m – 5.00 p.m everyday. In the evening, participants will have free time to explore the magnificent of Hanoi or go shopping.

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Ho Chi Minh mausoleum

 

REQUIREMENTS TO TAKE PART AT ASEAN ADVENTURE CAMP

The participants of ASEAN Adventure Camp program should meet the criteria as follow:

  1. Must be 15 – 25 Years old
  2. All nationalities are welcomed
  3. Commit to join full program (pre, on , and post program)
  4. Able to pay the program fee
  5. Able to adapt new environment easily
  6. Health physically and mentally

 

ASEAN ADVENTURE CAMP FEE

One of the AYFN’s strength is to provide high quality placement program, but still affordable. To join ASEAN Adventure Camp (6 Days program), participants must pay the program fee in amount of USD 400.

Special fee for students: USD 350 (discount of USD 50). Applicants must present student card along the application.

Scheme of payment:

  1. Down payment 30% of the total program fee (10 days after confirmation)
  2. Final payment  (10 days before program will be started – 7  April 2017)

*Program cost should be paid after being accepted. FLIGHT EXPENSE TO AND FROM HANOI IS NOT INCLUDED.

No scholarship is available. This is self funded program.

What do participants’ fees for?

Program Fee – Airport pick up (Hanoi Airport), All activities indicated on schedule (language exchange, cultural tour, adventure tour, social work, etc), certificate of participation from AYFN, program supervision, accommodation (6D5N) and meals during placement period as indicated on schedule, In-country 24/7 volunteer support and In-country administration costs.

What additional cost should participants have?

FLIGHT EXPENSES to and from Hanoi from your home country, passport fee, travel insurance, and personal expense.

 

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Download Application form
  2. Send back the completed application along with scanned identity document (Passport/KTP/IC) and recent photo into vietnam.ayfn@gmail.com . Subject; AACAMP_(Your Name)
  3. The committee will confirm you whether you are accepted or not. If you are accepted and qualified, the committee will send you a letter of acceptance to join the program.

 

ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS DURING PROGRAM

During program in Hanoi, participants will stay in hotel. The accommodation is a popular and a very sociable option as you get to live and socialize with other participants and Vietnamese buddies.  Living conditions in the hotel are very good, 2/3 stars hotel. Males and females are accommodated in separate room and per room will be occupied by 2 – 4 people.

Vietnam is renowned for its tasty and diverse food. Meals will be provided based on schedule. Meals consist of traditional Vietnamese dishes (For Muslim participants we provide meal which not contains pork), which participants generally find to be very generous and tasty. If you have special eating needs, please let us know ahead of time so that we can make arrangements for you. However, we need to stress the point that you should not expect to eat as you normally do at home. We will do our best to see that you are well taken care of, but also as a participant, there is a need to be flexible. There are numerous amazing restaurants throughout Hanoi which you will be directed to by program staff if you wish to eat out occasionally.

 

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The best part of the camp is to have fruitful and meaningful activities with local students. Last time, participants had a chance to do cultural exchange with the students of Hanoi University of Education.

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

ASEAN ADVENTURE CAMP

 

17 April 2017 (D)

Arrival in Hanoi, Vietnam

Transfer to accommodation

 

18 April 2017 (B/L)

Basic Vietnamese language class

Cultural exchange activities with Local students

 

19 April 2017  (B/L)

Social work to help local people

Trang An Adventure

 

20 April 2017 (B/L)

One day Ha Long Bay Adventure

 

21 April 2017  (B/L/D)

Hanoi city adventure:

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Museum of ethnology

Temple of Literature

Farewell dinner

 

22 April 2017  (B)

Farewell breakfast

Fly back home from Hanoi

 

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TERM AND CONDITIONS

1. DEPOSITS / FINAL PAYMENTS

30% of the total amount as deposit is due within 10 days of our confirmation. Final payment must be received by AYFN 10 days prior to program departure date.

Failure to comply with deposit and final payment requirements will cause cancellation of your participation.

 

2. CANCELLATION & REFUND

All cancellations must be informed to ASEAN Youth Friendship Network on a written statement.

The following penalties shall apply, if otherwise specified.

  • If cancellation is made more than 30 days prior to departing schedule of the program, the cancellation charge will be 30% of the listed program fee.
  • If cancellation is made between 15 to 29 days prior to departing schedule of the program, the cancellation charge will be 50% of the listed program fee.
  • If cancellation is made less than 14 days prior to departing schedule of the program, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed program fee.
  • Not showing-case during the departure schedule will be considered as a cancellation in participating the program.
  • For a refund, we will refund after deduction of cancellation charge and any commission may occur during money transfer.

 

 

For further information and inquiries:

Email
vietnam.ayfn@gmail.com

Ms Sari

Mobile          : +62 8226215 0707 (WA, Line, Text)

 

 

Inter-cultural Learning and Friendship Program #10

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Deadline                 : 20 December 2016

Location                  : Bangkok, Thailand

Organizer               : ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Number of slot     : 15 available seats (updated)

Date of program  : 17 – 22 January 2017

Type                          : SELF-FUNDED

 

Immerse yourself and feel the beauty of togetherness and cultural diversity. It’s your turn to take part at cultural learning program in Thailand.

 

About ILFriP #10

ILFriP #10 is a cultural learning program designed to give an understanding on culture and social awareness for participants. This program enables students/youth to learn on Thai Language and culture in line with making a friend. This program is also an avenue to enhance knowledge and skill to enter global village.

 

Activities of the program:

  • Language program (Thai language and culture class)
  • Thai cooking class
  • Cultural trip to amazing heritage places
  • University visit

 

Participants of ILFriP #9

Participants of ILFriP #9

 

Language program (Intensive Thai language and culture class)

We realize that ASEAN community has been implemented on 31 December 2015. ASEAN citizen is one family and should know each other. Through this language activity, participants will get opportunity to learn Thai Language intensively at one of Language Schools in Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Thai Language and Culture class at Silom Thai Language School, Bangkok

Thai Language and Culture class at Silom Thai Language School, Bangkok

 

Thai cooking class

Thai food is well known across the world. In this program, we will give participants an opportunity to cook Authentic Thai food by attending Thai Cooking Class. Participants will learn and practice how to make your own Tom Yum, Pad Thai, etc. Also, before the class began, participants will be brought to visit wet market in Bangkok guided by professional chef. They will introduce participants the ingredients of Thai foods. It’s your time to cook Thai dishes.

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Cultural trip

IlFriP #10 will be complimented with some excursion activities across Bangkok city especially cultural sites such as Wat Arun, Wat Pho (reclining Buddha) and Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall. It will be great chance for participants to know more about Thai Culture.

 

Campus visit

Participants will have a chance to visit one of the finest universities in Thailand, and will have a fruitful meeting with representatives of the university to know education system in Thailand.

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BENEFITS

  • Live for 6 days in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Learn and understand Thai culture directly
  • Heritage walking tour around Bangkok
  • Experience to be like local people by experiencing the local traditions
  • Experimental learning
  • Certificate of participation from AYFN

 

How will the program work?

  • The program will combine friendship, language activities, peace promotion, understanding, and solidarity.
  • The program will take place in Bangkok area.
  • Participants will live for 6 days in Bangkok Thailand and be amazed with Thai hospitality.

 

Venue

Program : The ILFriP #10 will take place at Bangkok area.

Accommodation : The Blooms Residence and Apartment, Sathorn or similliar

 

Duration of ILFriP #10

The program will take place on 17 – 22 January 2017. The participants will start their program at 7.30 a.m – 5.00 p.m everyday. In the evening, participants will have free time to explore the magnificent of Bangkok or go shopping.

 

Participants’ requirements:

The candidates of ILFriP#10 should meet the criteria as follow:

  • Must be 15 – 25 Years old
  • All nationalities are welcomed
  • Commit to join full program
  • Able to adapt new environment easily
  • Health physically and mentally
  • Able to pay the program fee

 

How to apply

  • Download Application form of ILFRIP10
  • Send back the completed application along with scanned identity document (Passport/KTP/IC) and recent photo into ilfrip.ayfn@gmail.com . Subject; ILFRIP10_(Your Name)
  • The committee will confirm you whether you are accepted or not. If you are accepted and qualified, the committee will send you a letter of acceptance to join the program.
  • Deadline of application :  5 December 2016 before 23.00 (GMT +7)

 

ILFriP #10 program cost

One of the AYFN’s strength is to provide high quality program, but still affordable. Program cost should be paid after being accepted. To join ILFriP#10 participants must pay:

 Type of participant  Program fee
 New  Rp 4.500.000,- (Indonesian) USD 350 (Non Indonesian)
 Alumni (returning participant)  Rp 4.000.000,- (Indonesian )USD 300 (Non Indonesian)


Program cost should be paid after acceptance process and to be transferred to ASEAN Youth Friendship Network to secure the slot.

AYFN doesn’t provide any scholarship.

 

Scheme of payment:

  1.   Down payment 30% of the total program fee
  2.   Final payment 70% of program fee

 

What do participants’ fees for?

Program Fee – Airport pick up in Bangkok (if arrival on 17 January 2017 : 10.00 – 16.00), All activities indicated on schedule, language class, cultural tour, local transport, meal based on schedule, certificate of completion, program supervision, accommodation (6D5N), and  In-country 24/7 support and In-country administration costs.

 

What additional cost should participants have?

Flight ticket expenses to Bangkok, airport transfer after finishing the program, passport fee, personal insurance, personal expenses.

 

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Schedule

 17 January 2017 -         Arrival in Bangkok, Check in(airport pick up time : 10.00 – 16.00)-         Meet and greet among participants-         Orientation of the program-         Dinner
 18 January 2017 -         Intensive Thai language class session 1Participants will be introduced Basic Thai Language     (how to introduce yourself in Thai, How to ask something, How to pronounce Thai language, etc) by professional teachers at Thai Language School in Bangkok.-         Have lunch at local restaurant,-         Cultural visitParticipant will learn about Thai culture by visiting the biggest reclining Buddha in Thailand, continued to temple of Dawn of Wat Arun. Participants will also have a chance to wear Thai Traditional costume.
 19 January 2017 -         Intensive language class session 2-         Have lunch-         Asiatique riverside-         Cultural visitParticipant will learn about Thai culture by visiting The Wat Hualompong and Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall. 
 20 January 2017 -         Thai cooking classThai food is well known across the world. In this program, we will give participants an opportunity to cook Authentic Thai food by attending Thai Cooking Class. Participants will learn and practice how to make your own Tom Yum, Pad Thai, etc. Also, before the class began, participants will be asked to visit wet market in Bangkok guided by professional chef. They will introduce participants the ingredients of Thai foods. It’s your time to cook Thai dishes.-         University visitParticipants will have a chance to visit one of the finest universities in Thailand, Chulalongkorn University. 
 21 January 2017 -         Intensive Thai Language and culture session 3-         At the end of the day (evening), committee will do certificate presentation that indicate participants successfully take part at ILFriP Program 10 in Bangkok Thailand. Then, do farewell dinner and Gift Exchange activity among participants.
 22 January 2017 -         Morning farewell and tea-         Go back home(check out time at 11.00 a.m)

 

 

Note: during the program, participants will take public transportation in Bangkok (Van, Bus, MRT, BTS, Taxi car).

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TERM AND CONDITIONS

1. DEPOSITS / FINAL PAYMENTS

30% of the total amount as deposit is due within 10 days of our confirmation. Final payment must be received by AYFN 30 days prior to program departure date.

Failure to comply with deposit and final payment requirements will cause cancellation of your participation.

 

2. CANCELLATION & REFUND

All cancellations must be informed to ASEAN Youth Friendship Network on a written statement.

The following penalties shall apply, if otherwise specified.

  • If cancellation is made more than 30 days prior to departing schedule in Thailand, the cancellation charge will be 30% of the listed program fee.
  • If cancellation is made between 15 to 29 days prior to departing schedule in Thailand, the cancellation charge will be 50% of the listed program fee.
  • If cancellation is made less than 14 days prior to departing schedule in Thailand, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed program fee.
  • Not showing-case during the departure schedule will be considered as a cancellation in participating the program.
  • For a refund, we will refund after deduction of cancellation charge and any commission may occur during money transfer.

 

 

 

For further information:

Ms Sari

Mobile          : +62 8226215 0707 (WA,Call , Text)

 

Mr Setiawan

Mobile          : +62 857 2926 8734 (WA, Call, Text)

 

 

 

So many people want to see and experience the world. But, they won’t move from their places. Are you one of them? wake up! wake up! Let’s travel to another part of the world to get something and do big things. AYFN’s programs are the way to help you seeing the world in line with making a friend and spreading peace. -Mister Koper-

 

 

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